#HistChem Distillations

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Each episode of #HistChem Distillations examines a unique aspect of humanity's material legacy and asks the question "how did we get here?" Michal Meyer (a historian) and Bob Kenworthy (a chemist) of the Chemical Heritage Foundation are your guides to engaging conversations about history, technology and chemistry.

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Title: Preview: The Mouse that Changed Science

Preview: The Mouse that Changed Science

November 13th, 2018

Tune in to the next episode of Distillations on November 20th! Go to Episode

Treating America’s Opioid Addiction Part 2: Synanon and the Tunnel Back to the Human Race.

September 18th, 2018

Our current devastating opioid crisis is unprecedented in its reach and deadliness, but it’s not the first such epidemic the United States has experienced… Go to Episode

Treating America's Opioid Addiction Part 3: Searching for Meaning in Kensington

October 16th, 2018

“We should never, ever forget that addiction treatment is a search for meaning in a place other than using drugs.” —Nancy Campbell, historian of… Go to Episode

Treating America’s Opioid Addiction Part 1: The Narcotic Farm and the Promise of Salvation

August 21st, 2018

Our current devastating opioid crisis is unprecedented in its reach and deadliness, but it’s not the first such epidemic the United States has experienced… Go to Episode